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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 197-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Feb. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their unit came under attack by enemy forces using multiple weapons. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

Sgt. Pedro J. Colon, 25, of Cicero, Ill.

Spc. Montrel S. Mcarn, 21, of Raeford, N.C.

For more information on this release the media can contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours call (254) 291-2591.


 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=10534



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